Lawyer Pay

Lawyer Pay

Law firm increases clerkship signing bonus to $75K; will others follow?

Business of Law

10,000 jobs were added to the legal sector in 2015, stats show

Labor & Employment

Lawyer who reviewed 13,000 documents in two months isn’t entitled to overtime pay, judge rules

Labor & Employment

Skadden, staffing agency OK payment of $75K to doc-review lawyer trio to settle overtime suit

Lawyer Pay

Associates got bonuses of up to $350K at Boies Schiller this year, law firm leader says

Lawyer Pay

Cravath to pay $15K to $100K in annual associate bonuses

Lawyer Pay

Prosecutors and PDs will share in $18M equal-pay settlement

Labor & Employment

Jury says law firm owes $123K in contingent fees to lawyer; award is then doubled under wage statute

Business of Law

Jones Day hires 10 US Supreme Court clerks, ‘a stunningly large number,’ law prof says

Constitutional Law

County’s judges and public defenders are sued over alleged inadequate representation

Law Schools

Judge dismisses class action suit against Florida Coastal School of Law

Law by the Numb#rs

Starting associate pay of $160K is common—but not as common as in 2009

Business of Law

Latham tops Global 100 with $2.6B in earnings; revenue is up 4.5% overall

Law Professors

EEOC: Female law profs at the University of Denver are underpaid, violating the Equal Pay Act

Features

Have we reached the end of the partnership model?

Labor & Employment

Document review arguably ‘devoid of legal judgment,’ 2nd Circuit says, allowing wage suit to proceed

Careers

We want to be the best, so we don’t hire Ivy League law grads, says small-firm chief

Business of Law

Paid $650K in bonuses, 2 lawyers formed new firm and ‘wiped out’ senior lawyer, suit says

Law Schools

New law dean says he demanded a lower paycheck

Law Firms

Summer associate perks proliferate; pay is $3,000 a week at some firms